Word 2013 Introduction


Word 2013 Introduction                                      (1 Day)


This ILT Series course covers the basic skills and concepts students need to use Microsoft Word 2013 productively and efficiently. After an introduction to Word's window components, students will learn how to create and save documents and how to navigate documents. Then they will edit, copy and paste, and find and replace text. They will also learn how to enhance the appearance of a document by using various formatting options. In addition, they will create tables, adjust page layout, work with graphics, use styles and outline, proof and print documents.


Students should have experience with using Windows and how to use a mouse

Next Steps

This is the first class in the World 2013 series. Students will benefit from taking Word 2013 Intermediate and other Office 2013 classes.


At the completion of this course, participants will be able to perform the following tasks:


Getting Started

  • The Word Window
  • New Documents
  • Document Navigation

Editing Text

  • Working with text
  • The Undo and Redo command
  • Cut, Copy and paste
  • Find and Replace

Formatting text

  • Character formatting
  • Tab settings
  • Paragraph Formatting
  • Paragraph spacing and indents


  • Creating tables
  • Working with table content
  • Changing the table structure
  • Table design options
  • Table data

Page Layout

  • Headers and footers
  • New Documents


  • Adding graphics and clip art
  • Working with graphics

Styles and outlines

  • Examining formatting
  • Working with styles
  • Working with outlines

Proofing, printing and exporting

  • Spelling and grammar
  • AutoCorrect
  • Printing and exporting documents